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Monday 11 July 1960

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 11, 1960). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jafar Panahi and Caroline Quentin. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alley-Oop by Hollywood Argyles. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Entertainer, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960 while The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Sister Eileen.
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What the sky looked like on 11 July 1960

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Movies

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The Entertainer

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright

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Tarzan the Magnificent

Directed by: Robert Day

Starring: Gordon Scott, Jock Mahoney, Betta St. John, John Carradine

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13 Ghosts

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner, Rosemary DeCamp

Country: United States

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The Rat Race

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie, Kay Medford

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From the Terrace

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Ina Balin

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

My Sister Eileen

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Today

Furnishing Is Fun

The Clear Horizon

European Men's Football Championships

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jafar Panahi
  • Caroline Quentin: British comedy actress, best known as the long-suffering Dorothy on the British sitcom "Men Behaving Badly," 1992.
  • David Baerwald: David Baerwald American singer-songwriter (David & David).
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Facts:
  • 28th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City
  • Czechoslovakia adopts Constitution
  • Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Upper Volta and Niger declare independence
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is first published.
  • Independence of Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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The Chapman Report

By: Irving Wallace

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The Lincoln Lords

By: Cameron Hawley

THE LINCOLN LORDS is a story about Lincoln Lord and his wife Maggie, their story of marriage and Lincoln's involvement in heading many organizations and institutions that control our lives.

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The Enemy Within

By: Robert F. Kennedy

This is the authoritative, compelling account of one of the most famous, consummate, and effective Senate investigations in modern Congressional history.

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How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market

By: Nicolas Darvas

2011 reprint of 1960 edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Hungarian by birth, Nicolas Darvas trained as an economist at the University of Budapest.

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